• aguilar_arvin Education

    Creating a College Going Culture in Arvin

    Nov 04, 2015

    Yesenia Aguilar

    A group of Arvin High students are actively working to promote a new way of thinking about college that gives their peers a reason to be proud of where they come from. Most recently this student group, called AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) College Ambassadors, organized a college fair for all Arvin High students.
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    Creating a College Going Culture in Arvin

    Nov 04, 2015

    Yesenia Aguilar

    A group of Arvin High students are actively working to promote a new way of thinking about college that gives their peers a reason to be proud of where they come from. Most recently this student group, called AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) College Ambassadors, organized a college fair for all Arvin High students.
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  • spring_valley Education

    Assault at Spring Valley High -- What Is the Role of SROs in School?

    Oct 29, 2015

    We'Ced Youth

    We'Ced youth reporters discuss the by now widely seen video of an assault by School Resource Officer Ben Fields on a high school student in South Carolina. They also share their own experiences with SROs in high schools in Merced.
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    Assault at Spring Valley High -- What Is the Role of SROs in School?

    Oct 29, 2015

    We'Ced Youth

    We'Ced youth reporters discuss the by now widely seen video of an assault by School Resource Officer Ben Fields on a high school student in South Carolina. They also share their own experiences with SROs in high schools in Merced.
    Continue to wecedyouth.org
  • pinedo Education

    East Valley Students Want to Reinvest in Their Community

    Oct 26, 2015

    Andres Pinedo

    For years, East Valley students have been organizing walkouts in response to issues ranging from immigration reform to administrative transparency. While some student activists have taken their leadership to college and career opportunities outside the east valley, many are bringing those skills back with the hopes of improving their community.
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    East Valley Students Want to Reinvest in Their Community

    Oct 26, 2015

    Andres Pinedo

    For years, East Valley students have been organizing walkouts in response to issues ranging from immigration reform to administrative transparency. While some student activists have taken their leadership to college and career opportunities outside the east valley, many are bringing those skills back with the hopes of improving their community.
    Continue to Coachella Unincorporated
  • peachtree Education

    From White Marble to Brown Dirt

    Oct 19, 2015

    Fernando Almaraz

    Attending college is a privilege, but adapting to a campus life has been a challenge. Working in the fields, while I was the only college student there, everyone I saw at least looked like me, or like they could be an uncle or even a grandparent. <br/> Read about Fernando's two worlds here...
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    From White Marble to Brown Dirt

    Oct 19, 2015

    Fernando Almaraz

    Attending college is a privilege, but adapting to a campus life has been a challenge. Working in the fields, while I was the only college student there, everyone I saw at least looked like me, or like they could be an uncle or even a grandparent. <br/> Read about Fernando's two worlds here...
    Continue to We'ced Youth Media